2019 Season Outlook
A versatile player, Moses Bryant spent time at both defensive back and running back in his first year with the Huskers. A walk-on from Elkhorn South High School, Bryant played defensive back last fall, before making the switch to running back in the spring where he is expected to add depth in 2019. The 5-11, 200-pound Bryant was one of the most prolific running backs in Nebraska prep history.
Bryant redshirted in his first season as he made a position switch to defensive back. Bryant switched back to running back in the spring of 2019.
Before Nebraska (Elkhorn South HS)
One of the most prolific players in state history, Bryant set Nebraska’s 11-man football all-time record with 105 career touchdowns, as well as Class B’s all-time rushing record with 5,454 yards, as a standout back for Elkhorn South High School.
Bryant was a member of the Omaha World-Herald’s Super Six and was an All-Nebraska defensive back selection in 2017. He also rushed for 1,399 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior. In 2016, Bryant led the Storm to a state title with four touchdowns in the championship game. He rushed for 1,688 yards and scored 37 touchdowns as a junior with 332 receiving yards. He finished his career with 1,025 receiving yards.
A 1,000-yard back all four years, Bryant rushed for 1,181 yards as a sophomore and 1,186 yards as a freshman, with 17 rushing touchdowns both years. Following his career, Bryant represented the North Squad in the 2018 Nebraska Shrine Bowl. He chose to walk on at Nebraska over scholarship offers from North Dakota and Northwest Missouri State.
Moses was born on Sept. 20, 1999, and is the son of Diana Bryant. He is an art major. Bryant has volunteered with Husker Heroes, the Nebraska Football Road Race, the Malone Center and local hospital visits.